Musical Theatre Summer Camp!

    “My favorite camp EVER!”
    (2019 Boy camper)

    SUMMER UPDATE:  Due to COVID-19 all 2020 summer camps will be cancelled. Click here for more info.


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    “This is a unique program with high energy, high expectations and amazing results!”

    This summer….

    Come explore the world of singing, dancing and acting!!
    Everyone will get their chance to shine.

    In just 2 weeks we will put on an entire Broadway style musical!

    This SUMMER CAMP is an intensive musical theatre program where a group of approximately 45+ students, ranging in age from 5 – 15 years old, put on a Broadway style musical with high caliber sets, props, costumes, a professional choreographer and director and a live band in just 10 days time!
    Professional pianist provided each rehearsal!
    Each child gets their chance to shine, all campers get speaking solos, huge dance numbers, and beautiful costumes to wear!

    “All of my neighbors have raved about how much their daughters really like HMT, even for the kids who are a little shy about trying it!”                        (2018 Summer Camp Parent)

    “Thank you for igniting our little natural performer and for helping her see that Dreams Can Come True!”
    (2017 Summer Camp Parent)

    REGULAR CAMPERS: Boys and Girls, 3rd – 8th Grade
    Child should be entering the stated grade.

    JUNIOR CAMPERS (Kindergarten – 2nd grade) (click here for more information)
    **Please sign up according to entering grade.
    (Please note:  Entering Kinders can sign up for 1/2 day only.)

    CIT’s: Counselors In Training: 9th graders and up can apply. (click here for more information)

    WHEN:   TWO WEEK camps: (Mondays – Fridays) 
                        1/2 Day (9am – 12 or 1pm – 4pm) or FULL DAY option (9am – 4pm)


    • CAMP 1JUNE 8 – JUNE 19
      1A: 9am – 12pmFULL!
      1B: 1pm – 4pm
      1C: 9am – 4pmFULL!
      (Bring a bag lunch – Pizza Party included on Show Day)
    • now accepting 8th GradersCAMP 2:  JUNE 22 – JULY 3
      2A: 9am – 12pm FULL!
      2B: 1pm – 4pm
      2C: 9am – 4pmFULL!
      (Bring a bag lunch – Pizza Party included on Show Day)
      **There IS mandatory camp on July 3rd!
    • CAMP 3:  JULY 6 – JULY 17
      3A: 9am – 12pm
      3B: 1pm – 4pm
      3C: 9am – 4pm
      (Bring a bag lunch – Pizza Party included on Show Day)
    • CAMP 4:  JULY 20 – JULY 31
      4A: 9am – 12pm
      4B: 1pm – 4pm
      4C: 9am – 4pm
      (Bring a bag lunch – Pizza Party included on Show Day) 

    SHOW DAY: Your SHOW is the LAST HOUR of your LAST DAY of camp. We perform for family and friends.

    “My daughter said it was her favorite camp of all time!”- (2017 Parent)
    “This summer camp puts on quite a show!”
    – (San Jose Mercury News)
    “Your camp was fabulous for Jessica, it may well be one of those things she refers to in her later years as a defining moment.”- (2017 Parent)

    WHERE: Palo Alto High School (50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto 94301)

    Our summer camp location is at Palo Alto High School in the old historic HAYMARKET THEATRE and the Bandroom! Our actors are thrilled…real lights, a huge stage, comfortable seats and lots more…!

    Half Day Basic =  $840  
    Half Day +  Cast Photo =  $865   
    Half Day + Spirit Pack =  $925   

    Full Day Basic = $1910   
    Full Day +  Cast Photo = $1935   
    Full Day + Spirit Pack = $1995   

    *(Lunch Bunch Hour is included with full day prices.  Bring a bag lunch.  Pizza Party included on Show Day!)
    *Please note:  Entering Kinders can only sign up for 1/2 Day.
    *(Lunch Bunch Hour is included with FULL DAY prices – Bring a Bag Lunch.  Pizza Party Included on Show Day for FULL DAY campers.)

                  *(EARLY BIRD is the first 72 hours of registrations!)

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    EARLY DROP OFF/LUNCH BUNCH HOUR: Pre-camp early drop off is available from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m (for morning camp) or 12 – 1pm (for afternoon campers.) The cost for Early Drop Off or Lunch Bunch Hour is $230 per camp or $23 per day.  Bring a bag lunch.  (Pizza Party included on Show Day for Lunch Bunch!  Donuts included for Early Morning Drop Off on Day 1 and Day 1o!)

    No refunds after April 1. ** 
    **(Please note:  We have extended our cancellation deadline to May 1.)
    $100 administration fee for cancellations before April 1st.*  (*Extended to May 1st)
    $25 Change Camp or Switching Fee.
    Processing Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. 



    WHEN: Tuesdays and Wednesdays this summer (depending on entering grade)

    WHO: Tuesdays (entering 1st grade – 5th grade ) & Wednesdays (6th grade and up )

    TIME: 4:20 – 5:10pm

    LOCATION: Palo Alto High School (50 Embarcadero Rd, Palo Alto 94301)

    *TUITION: $50 per Group Voice Class or $400 for the whole summer
                            (Drop ins welcome – 8 weeks in total)
                            Group voice classes are 50 minutes.

    *All levels welcome from beginner thru advanced! All will have fun and be challenged!

    *Taught by HMT vocally trained professionals.

    *Minimum sign-ups required for the class to run.
    Refund will be sent if minimum is not met.

    *Adult Supervision after camp until Voice Classes begin.


    TIME: Thursdays

    Time Slots: 4:20- 4:50, 4:50 – 5:20, 5:20 – 5:50
                        (Private 30 minute Voice Lessons by appointment only – choose time slot)

    LOCATION: Palo Alto High School (50 Embarcadero Rd, Palo Alto 94301)

    *TUITION: Private Voice classes = $65 per private class.
                           Private voice lessons are 1/2 hour each.

    Due to the nature of PRIVATE Lessons, they fill quickly.  Please select all dates and time slots you are interested in – Sarah Hope will confirm availability and email a response and payment link if slot time is available.




    Join us from 12 – 1pm daily during your summer session!
    Come sing along with us and enjoy eating lunch together!
    BRING A BAG LUNCH. Otter pops provided!
    Pizza Party included on Show Day for all campers signed up for Lunch Bunch.
    Answer: Yes!

    A chance to perform in 2 shows! (9am – 4pm)
    LUNCH BUNCH HOUR INCLUDED. Bring a Bag lunch.  Pizza party included on Show Day!  
    Per the request of many parents/campers – Campers are welcome to sign up for more than one camp per summer!
    Please note that we perform the SAME MUSICAL all summer long so signing up for multiple camps is a bonus for perfecting our characters!
    If your child signs up for the FULL DAY option they will be cast in the same role and get to perform in both shows on the last Friday!
    Many campers have enjoyed repeating camp.

    Each camp brings different opportunities!

    We play drama games, create props and set pieces, sing and dance, and produce a New York caliber Broadway style musical in just 2 weeks time!


    “My child LOVED every minute of Hope Musical Theatre and her eyes were opened to the world of performing arts!”
    (HMT summer camp parent)




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